Department of Family Medicine, Chair
University of California San Diego
Open date: August 1st, 2022
Next review date: Monday, Sep 5, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Tuesday, Aug 1, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Family Medicine pursues a tripartite mission of innovative research, education, and clinical care in a highly diverse environment. The Department of Family Medicine and the School of Medicine at UC San Diego are committed to academic, scientific, and clinical excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.
The Department of Family Medicine invites applications for the role of Department Chair. Reporting to the Dean of the School of Medicine, the Chair will be responsible for the Department's overall management, academic planning, budget, personnel, resource allocation, and programs. The Chair will play a major role in the planning and development of the academic curriculum and research portfolio. Sufficient infrastructural support will be provided to enable the Chair to maintain a clinical practice. Given the interdisciplinary nature of education and research at UC San Diego, there will be opportunities to catalyze interactions among programs and foster a culture of learning across the continuum of clinical and implementation research and education, including in partnership with the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jacobs School of Engineering, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health, The Design Lab and other campus partners.
UC San Diego seeks candidates whose leadership capabilities and experience, teaching, research and community service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to excellence. The successful candidate will be able to prioritize, grow, and support the current excellence in patient care; advance methods of medical education; and create opportunities to accelerate innovation and research. They will also identify additional recruits to help grow the scholarly activities of the department. As with similar roles, the Chair is expected to abide by UC San Diego's Guidelines for Department Chairs Duties, including in the areas of faculty recruitment, justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, wellness, service, and other policies and regulations.
A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
Ladder Rank Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-220.pdf
In-Residence Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-270.pdf
Clinical X Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-275.pdf
HS Clinical Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-278.pdf
As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-671.pdf
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Outstanding academic record of a minimum of 10 years in an academic medical center environment.
Personal record of distinguished clinical, scholarly, and/or research (basic and/or translational) accomplishments in the field of Family Medicine.
History of fostering career development for early and mid-stage faculty across multiple disciplines.
MD or DO degree by the time of appointment. MD and DO candidates must have completed an ACGME-certified Family Medicine residency training program and be board certified or board eligible in Family Medicine.
Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license as determined by the Medical Board of California.
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
At the time of the new appointment, proposed candidates must show evidence of outstanding qualifications through letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations, and patient satisfaction assessments.
Leadership experience within an academic department, division, and/or professional society.
- National or international prominence in the candidate's field of expertise.
- Experience with fundraising and other philanthropic activities.
- Demonstrated leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion.as well as a commitment to advancing these principles within the Department and the School
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03275
- Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
- Cover Letter
- Authorization to Release Form - Applicants must complete, sign and upload this form. See Institutional Reference Check (https://aps.ucsd.edu/recruitment/background_check/) for more information.
- Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
- COVID-19 Impact Statement - We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light.
- Misc / Additional (Optional)
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The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
The University of California prohibits smoking and tobacco use at all University controlled properties.
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To apply, please visit: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03275
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